Feyrouz

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Birth Date:
15.03.1943
Death date:
30.01.2016
Extra names:
Пируз Артин Калфаян, Perouz Artin Kalfayan
Categories:
Actor
Nationality:
 egyptian
Cemetery:
Set cemetery

Perouz Artin Kalfayan (Arabic: بيروز أرتين كالفايان‎; Armenian: Փիրուզ Արթին Կալֆայան  pronounced [pʰiɾˈuz ɑɾˈtʰin kɑlfɑˈjɑn, ɡɑlfɑˈjɑn]), better known by her professional name Feyrouz (فيروز  Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [fæjˈɾuːz]; 15 March 1943 – 30 January 2016) was an Egyptian film child actress.

Taking the name Feyrouz (Arabic language translation of her Armenian first name Perouz), she started with major roles as young as 7, with her debut in Yasmine (1950). She starred in more than 10 films as actress, singer, dancer and entertainer. Her biggest role was in Dahab (1953). She was sponsored by Egyptian film director and producer Anwar Wagdi who gave her most of her roles.

In 1959, she retired from acting when she was 15 years old. She married the Egyptian comedian Badreddine Gamgoum and had two children.

Feyrouz died on 30 January 2016.

Filmography

  • 1950: Yasmine (ياسمين)
  • 1951: Feyrouz Hanem (فيروز هانم)
  • 1952: Al Hirman (الحرمان)
  • 1952: Sourat az Zafaf (صورة الزفاف)
  • 1953: Dahab (دهب)
  • 1955: Asafir el Ganna (عصافير الجنة)
  • 1957: Ismail Yassine Tarazaan (إسماعيل يس طرزان)
  • 1958: Iyyami as Sa'eeda (أيامي السعيدة)
  • 1958: Ismail Yassine lil Beih' (اسماعيل يس للبيع)
  • 1959: Bafakkar fi lli Naseeni (بفكر قي اللى ناسينى) (her last role)

Awards

  • In 2001, she was honored with "Lifetime Achievement Award" in Cairo Film Festival.

Source: wikipedia.org

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